Nordisches Lied, op. 68, no. 41 - Viola
Nordic Song - Northern Song - Album für die Jugend, op. 68
This beautiful Nordic Song by Robert Schumann was originally composed for the piano.
This piece is dedicated to the Danish composer Niels Gade (1817-1890).
Notice how the melody notes of the 1st, 5th, 13th and 17th measures, as well as the bass notes of the 9th measure, spell the name G-A-D-E when the piece is played in its original key of F Major.
This score is an arrangement for viola with piano accompaniment.
It is set in the key of B flat Major.
The viola part is appropriate for Grade 4 viola players.
It is to be played in the first five positions.
Duration : 01:33
Source : Robert Schumann, Album für die Jugend, op. 68 (1848)
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